For 2012: Hegel and a New World to Come

Close to what, for some, is a date inscribed with an apocalyptic script, I’m¬†reminded of Derrida’s comment that we will never be done reading and rereading Hegel. “Besides, it is not difficult to see that ours is a birth-time and a period of transition to a new era. Spirit has broken with the world itContinue reading “For 2012: Hegel and a New World to Come”

Psychedelic Apocalypticism

Psychedelic drugs play a significant role in many religious traditions, including ancient and indigenous religions as well as new religious movements, such as those of New Age communities and forms of Earth-based spirituality.¬† Due to some widespread sociopolitical biases that became prominent during the 1960s, psychedelics are understudied in religious studies and other fields ofContinue reading “Psychedelic Apocalypticism”